• Thursday 7 June 2012
    • NO. 4992
    • VOL. 142

    Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences

    Mathematical Institute Colloquium

    Professor Bruce Kleiner, NYU, will deliver the Mathematical Institute Colloquium at 4.30 pm on 8 June in Lecture Theatre 2, Mathematical Institute, St Giles'.

    Subject: 'Bilipschitz embeddings of  metric spaces in Banach spaces'

    Colleges, Halls and Societies

    Christ Church

    Summer Lectures

    The following lectures will be given at 4.30 pm on Wednesdays in the North Transept, Christ Church Cathedral. All welcome; admission free.

    Lord Blair

    18 Jul: 'Faith in public life'

    Andrew Dilnot

    25 Jul: 'Care for the elderly: why and what does Christianity have to say?'

    Stella Fletcher

    1 Aug: 'Cardinal Wolsey on stage and screen'

    Canon Edmund Newell

    8 Aug: 'Lords spiritual: bishops in the House of Lords'

    Canon Angela Tilby

    15 Aug: 'Electronic communication and the language of Heaven'

    Canon Mark Williams

    22 Aug: 'Mindfulness: theory and practice'

    St John's

    Stephen Wolfram Lecture

    Stephen Wolfram, creator of Mathematica, A New Kind of Science and Wolfram Alpha, will speak at 5 pm on 12 June in St John's Auditorium. Admission is free and all members of the University are welcome. For further details see www.sjc.ox.ac.uk/events.

    Subject: 'Science, software, companies: life after Oxford'

    Robert Penson Lecture in Garden History

    Dr Jon Whiteley will lecture at 5 pm on 21 June in the Garden Quadrangle Auditorium, St John's.  The lecture is open to the public. Enquiries may be directed to Mrs Ruth Toureau (email: ruth.toureau@sjc.ox.ac.uk).

    Subject: 'Gardens and the cult of the picturesque'